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Seattle BurlyCon 2013

Last year I was a vendor at the huge burlesque convention in Seattle, BurlyCon. Burlesque ladies know and love their glitter! It was a great time with lots of awesome stuff which included (but was definitely not limited to) flashy costumes, rhinestoned accessories, sparkly makeup, jewellery and shoes. 13 more words


Back to the Basics

It’s a good idea to revisit what we already know to be true. One of the things that I have been blessed to do in the last two years is take another look at the building blocks of English writing in academia, mostly from a ‘how do I help these students understand what I mean’ perspective. 561 more words

Luscious Red-Pink Cuff

I really like this cuff that I made a while ago. I meant to sell it but I’ve worn it so many times that I think it’s mine now. 124 more words


Uniquely Us

Imagine being able to change not only your own circumstances but those of your community? Nobuntu Sewing and Design creates homemade African fashion. The designs are mostly unique to the Mpondo and IsiXhosa culture. 34 more words

African Fashion

What about some jewelry?

Too tired to crochet this weekend, so I beaded:

2 nice #bracelets:

one on blue:

I used a pandahall tutorial, found on pinterest. They have a lot of cute beading tutorials on their learning center: 149 more words


Crafting is the Best Medicine

I’ve learned so many crafts over the years.  The majority of them I’ve taught myself and others I’ve learned from other craft blogs, YouTube, and other crafty corners.   99 more words


Happy First Blogoversary!

Happy First Blogoversary to Tantu!

Thank you all the beloved Tantu visitors, followers, readers and supporters!

This is your success!

This beaded neck piece T for Tantu is accidentally made while clicking my old funky/junk/costume jewelleries… I hope you like it! 21 more words